Long Islanders are seeing more seals this year. It's tempting to say the reason there have been more sightings is all the cold weather we've been having, but researchers are still scratching their heads about it.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is spending some of his multi million dollar campaign war chest on ads to promote his state budget priorities.
The ads, which feature in part Cuomo speaking directly to camera , focus on the governor’s pitch for his tax cut plan and an ethics package that includes public financing of political campaigns and a crack down on bribery.
A legal clinic at Yale University in New Haven filed a federal lawsuit Monday on behalf of five Vietnam veterans and three veteran organizations. The suit is against the Secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force. The lawsuit seeks relief for tens of thousands of veterans who they say were wrongly denied benefits.
During her emotional acceptance speech for best supporting actress Sunday night at the Oscars for her performance in “Twelve Years a Slave,” Lupita Nyong’o thanked the Yale School of Drama. The school's Dean, James Bundy, says they take enormous pride in Nyong'o's accomplishments, "and absolutely no credit."